10 SEC teams made bowl games this year. While the landscapes of bowl season are ever-changing, as seen with the withdrawal of Tennessee from the Liberty Bowl yesterday, these matchups are all subject to change. Still, some of the bowl matchups featuring SEC teams are among the most intriguing of the postseason.
On Thursday, it was announced that the formerly named “Belk Bowl” will be rebranding as the “Duke’s Mayonnaise Bowl.” The bowl game, which is played in Charlotte, North Carolina has historically featured conference tie-ins for both the ACC and the SEC but now will feature the Big Ten conference, which will swap out with the SEC every other year.
Alabama defeated Michigan 35-16 in the VRBO Citrus Bowl today at Camping World Stadium in Orlando Florida. The Crimson Tide entered the locker room at halftime trailing 16-14 and proceeded to score 21 second half points while shutting out Michigan’s offense to win the bowl game. Alabama improved its record to 11-2 on the season, making nine straight 11-win seasons for the University of Alabama.
Joe Romano gives Tide100.9 the Michigan fan's perspective heading into the Citrus Bowl against Alabama. He previews who the Tide should be watching on the Wolverine's defense and how Shea Patterson has been playing for Michigan this season.
Alabama will be without two key defensive players for the upcoming Citrus Bowl in Orlando Florida. Cornerback Trevon Diggs and outside linebacker Terrell Lewis will choose to sit out of the bowl game to prepare for April’s NFL Draft.